Biomimicry Institute

Ray of Hope Prize at Circularity 19

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The 4th Annual Ray of Hope Prize will be awarded Tuesday, June 18th at Circularity 19 in Minneapolis, MN

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The 4th Annual Ray of Hope Prize will be awarded Tuesday, June 18th at Circularity 19 in Minneapolis, MN

Can a Circular Economy Salvage the Climate?

A Panel Discussion at the Commonwealth Club
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Can a Circular Economy Salvage the Climate?  Panel discussion on May 7th in San Francisco with Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Biomimicry Institute and Cradle to Cradle. ClimateOne at the Commonwealth Club.

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Can a Circular Economy Salvage the Climate?  Panel discussion on May 7th in San Francisco with Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Biomimicry Institute and Cradle to Cradle. ClimateOne at the Commonwealth Club.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2019

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The Ray Anderson Foundation quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for the latest updates on the #Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray, the Ray C. Anderson Center for #Sustainable Business, Interface and more. #Ecocentricity #RideTheRay #RayDay2019

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The Ray Anderson Foundation quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for the latest updates on the #Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray, the Ray C. Anderson Center for #Sustainable Business, Interface and more. #Ecocentricity #RideTheRay #RayDay2019

Nature-inspired Climate Change Solutions to Be Showcased at Inaugural Circular Economy Event

The $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® will be awarded to one of seven teams of biomimicry entrepreneurs at GreenBiz’s Circularity 19
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MINNEAPOLIS, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Seven international entrepreneurial teams will take the stage at GreenBiz Group’s Circularity 19 event in Minneapolis this June to find out who will win the world’s premiere biomimicry design prize.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2018

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Check out the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's November Newsletter.

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Check out the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's November Newsletter.

As Brazil's New President Threatens the Amazon, Brazilian Entrepreneurs Create a Device for Large-scale Forest Restoration

By Peter Kotecki
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Nucleário was created to help with large-scale forest restoration, Rutman said. While his team wants to help restore deforested areas globally, they are starting with Brazil, where 500 devices have been placed in test patches.

Along Brazil's coast, Rutman said, there are about 42 million acres of land that can be reforested. That's roughly the size of Florida.

"Nature needs human help to connect those fragments and create the forest corridors," he said. "We need to do that as soon as possible."

Ecocentricity Blog: Selachimorpha Tank

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While not technically engaged in venture capital, my fellow judges and I did award $100,000 to the winning team, along with smaller prize money to the other teams. It definitely scratches the itch.

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While not technically engaged in venture capital, my fellow judges and I did award $100,000 to the winning team, along with smaller prize money to the other teams. It definitely scratches the itch.

Designing New Climate Change Solutions, With Inspiration That Is Millions of Years Old

Eight winning teams have been named in a biomimicry innovation challenge for nature-inspired climate change solutions.
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Eight finalist teams from around the world have been announced for nature-inspired climate change design solutions in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, sponsored by the Biomimicry Institute.

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Eight finalist teams from around the world have been announced for nature-inspired climate change design solutions in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, sponsored by the Biomimicry Institute.

Innovators Tackling Humanity's Biggest Problems Seek Solutions by Studying Nature

"Biomimicry" is the study of living systems for clues to create human designs that are better for both people and planet.
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By Megan Schuknecht

Alessandro Bianciardi wanted to help get fresh water to communities that needed it the most -- rural farmers in areas that were hardest hit by climate change-induced drought. So when he and his team of engineers and designers at the company Planet set out to create a more affordable, scalable and radically sustainable solar still, they went right to the source of the most effective R&D process they knew of -- nature itself.

Guest Blog: Nature’s Hidden Lessons and How My Favorite Teachers Taught Me How to Find Them (the Tangential Magical)

This post was originally published in the Biomimicry Institute's Ask Nature Blog
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In this week's #Ecocentricity blog, Adiel Gavish, Social Media and Communications Manager at the Biomimicry Institute discusses nature's many hidden lessons.

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In this week's #Ecocentricity blog, Adiel Gavish, Social Media and Communications Manager at the Biomimicry Institute discusses nature's many hidden lessons.

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